Do you want completely anonymous internet access? For Free? Tor is the open source leader to anonymous connections on the internet.
Ok this is offtopic but its a good read:
As Franklin says, "Those that would give up liberty in the pursuit of security shall have neither."
Recently the government has been infringing on our rights and privacy online globally. This doesnt just effect the United States, the NSA in the United States is and has been logging more than 50% of all internet communications. And most likely All smtp/pop/imap and webmail is probably logged and filtered for certain keywords...
There is a new version of virtual box out, I love this freeware virtualization solution that is less bloated and more efficient then Vmware. You really dont need any help installing this and running this, it has the simplest gui ever as you see above. It comes with full documentation, check it out!
Here is a collection of 125 Nautilus scripts you can use to simplify your Nautilus experience, from simply creating a blank text file, to converting, creating, and encoding video.
Check it out:
Windows XP install a VMware workstation, make a new Ubuntu virtual machine with NAT networking, install Ubuntu onto the virtual machine, stop it, go to the virtual machine's settings, connect your HDDs which contains Linux-like partitions and You want to use them to Your virtual machine. Then boot it up, locate the drives, than put them into the fstab. After that setup a SAMBA server, and share your drives. Now you can discover your drives via windows networks.
I have always been security conscious, in todays world privacy & security is a thing of the past unless we take matters into our own hands. I have used many types of encryption applications, dm-crypt, luks, cryptsetup, encfs, and truecrypt. personally I like truecrypt more than all the others simply because you can hide encrypted files in encrypted files.
In addition to Chris DiBona’s words about NVIDIA and ATI binary display drivers, Google had also made an interesting splash at the first-ever Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit (which they had kindly hosted at their Mountain View campus) during a presentation by the Google Linux Client Team. What was it?
good distro once ready for running on 256 usbkey.
The ability to have a seperate /home partition on Linux to keep all your settings, personalised stuff and so on is an incredible feature.
A small guide on how to install packages while sitting behind a proxy server. I've explained the installation through the UI based Synaptics Pacakge manager instead of the normal apt-get commands.
The Ubuntu-centric magazine Full Circle Magazine released their fourth issue earlier this week. Of course there is lots of new interesting content as usual, but this time there is another thing to take note of.
The Mythbuntu team is happy to announce the release of Mythbuntu Alpha 4. This release is also based on Gutsy and should be considered Alpha quality until final release. It is at a very usable stage, and sports bleeding edge packages.
All your Compiz goodness in an easy to use, easy to locate tray icon.
The new version of X.Org (7.3) had its release date delayed by its manager, Eric Anholt. This was because some bugs that were needed to work on.
So now the official date was pushed until September 5th from the previous one, August 29th.
The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #55 for the week August 26th - September 1st, 2007 is now available. In this issue we cover the announcement of the next Ubuntu release “Hardy Heron 8.04”, Full Circle’s latest issue, the Month of Ubuntu Screen Casts, Gutsy Gibbon’s release parties, and, as always, much much more!
Ubuntu Xorg maintainer Bryce Harrington recently demonstrated the BulletProof-X feature that is planned for inclusion in Ubuntu 7.10. BulletProof-X provides a failsafe mode which will ensure that users never have to manually configure their graphics hardware settings from the command line.
Some time last week, Google expanded Google Earth with Google Sky. As fascinating as Google Sky is, that's not the focus of this post. Along with the latest update comes a hidden feature of which I cannot seem to find any other information about.
Press Ctrl-Alt-A, choose your plane and airport, and start flying.
So, you want to be a kernel hacker. Before you go down that path, or get involved with any other free or open source development project, you should know that it's often a wild, raucous place where -- no matter what level of coding skill you possess -- your tolerance for criticism or rejection might constantly be tested. Even Linus Torvalds isn't immune to criticism.